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Pretensions to Land

James Raven

in Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202370
eISBN:
9780191675300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202370.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on depictions of businessmen as country estate owners. One of the most striking, popular, and stereotyped fictional settings developed during the second half of the 18th century ... More


The figure (and disfigurement) in the landscape: The Go-Between’s picturesque

Mark Broughton

in British Rural Landscapes on Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091575
eISBN:
9781526115270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091575.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Go-Between (Joseph Losey, 1971) emphasises connections between the body and the country estate. These links are brutal: the estate’s grounds have been landscaped and its outlying fields are ... More


The longue durée in the north Aegean

Zosia Halina Archibald

in Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682119
eISBN:
9780191762727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682119.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter looks at the long-term changes in the various ecological zones of the north Aegean that provide the framework within which we can begin to understand the specific, medium-term changes ... More


Collateral Damage and Lucrézia Floriani

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter is set during the spring of 1846, when Sand began work on her novel Lucrezia Floriani. It is the story of a forty-year-old woman who has retired at the peak of a successful stage career ... More


Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Zosia Halina Archibald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682119
eISBN:
9780191762727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682119.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Ancient economies, outside the Persian, and later, Roman empires, were unlike the economies of modern nation states. Transactions were conducted bilaterally, just like a face to face contract, so ... More


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